2009-04-22 / Obituaries


SEYMOUR "SHEIK" AFFRIME, of Cherry Hill, died on Apr. 10. Husband of the late Julia (nee Feinstein) Affrime. Father of Steven (Robin) Affrime, Melton (Sheryl) Affrime and Scott (Heidi) Affrime. Grandfather of six and great-grandfather of one.

ESTHER (nee Garshman) BLAUFELD, of Cherry Hill, died on Apr. 10. Wife for 67 years of Isadore Blaufeld. Mother of Rick (Kathy Lewis) Blaufeld, Shelli (Marc) Shaw and Marci (Dave) Riley. Grandmother of nine and great-grandmother of five.

PHYLLIS (nee Kohn) FEINSTEIN, of Phila., died on Apr. 3. Wife of the late William Feinstein. Mother of Michele Feldman and Bess (Dr. James) Soffer. Grandmother of three and great-grandmother of one.

EVAN MATTHEW GOLDGLANTZ, of Gloucester City, died on Apr. 12. Husband of Danielle (nee Salamon) Goldglantz. Father of Jaden, Ella and Jordyn Goldglantz. Son of Sheldon Goldglantz and Genevieve (nee Tintenfass) (Nick) Roberts. Brother of Chad Jacoby, Lia Roberts and Carla Roberts. Grandson of Mary and Chaim Tintenfass. Son-inlaw of Stacey Hollander and Michael Salamon. Nephew of Harvey and Gayle Goldglantz. Great-nephew of Jules Tintenfass. Brother-in-law of Adam Salamon.

JOSEPH GORDON, MD, FACS, of Medford, died on Apr. 9. Husband of Marjorie (nee Haajanen) Gordon. Father of David Gordon, Daniel Gordon, Derek Gordon, Amy (Andrew) Rodriguez and Seth (Amy) Gordon. Grandfather of five. Joseph served with the U.S. Navy from 1944-1946. He was a graduate of Hofstra Univ., Cum Laude, and the Univ. of Buffalo School of Medicine. Dr. Gordon was a member of the Nassau Surgical Society and practiced general surgery until 1955 in Bethpage, NY. He was also on staff at Mid Island and Central General Hospitals. Contributions can be made to Temple Beth Emanuel in Beverly Hills, CA.

BERTA (nee Novogrebelskiy) KAGANOVSKAYA, of Cherry Hill, died on Apr. 11. Wife of the late Mikhail Kaganovskaya. Mother of Alex Kaganovskaya.

AMY (nee Klein) LAIRD, 48, of Westampton, died on Apr. 11. Wife of Edward J. Laird, Jr. and daughter of Barbi Melnick. Sister of Howard (Elaine) Klein, Stephen (Linda) Klein and Mindy Monroe. Daughter-in-law of Edward and Alice Laird and sister-in-law of Terri Laird and John Querrazzi. Aunt of seven. Amy was the Director of State Human Resource Management for the Civil Service Commission of the State of NJ and a member of the EZ-Rods of SNJ street rod club.

IRVING A. LEWIS, of Voorhees, died on Apr. 4. Husband of the late Beatrice (nee Fishman) Lewis. Father of Jonathan D. (Melanie) Lewis and Michael (Arlene) Lewis. Brother of Lillian Berler and Ruth Lutsky. Grandfather of four. Contributions can be made to Cong. Beth Tikvah, 115 Evesboro-Medford Rd., Marlton, NJ 08053 or the Jewish War Veterans, Furer- Barag-Wolf Post 126, PO Box 181, Cherry Hill, NJ 08003.

HAROLD I. SADOFSKY, of Voorhees and formerly of Cherry Hill, died on Apr. 6. Husband of the late Stella (nee Streit) Sadofsky. Father of Melanie Miriam (Stuart Lerman) Sadofsky. Brother of the late Ruth Kaminer. Grandfather of one. Loving friend of Marilyn Prant. Harold was an administrator with the PA Dept. of Public Welfare in Phila. from 1963- 1991 and he served with the U.S. Air Force during WWII. Mr. Sadofsky was a member of Temple Emanuel, the JCC, South Jersey Men's Club and a volunteer at the Phila. Museum of Art. Contributions can be made to Temple Emanuel, 1101 Springdale Rd., Cherry Hill, NJ 08003 or the Katz JCC, 1301 Springdale Rd., Cherry Hill, NJ 08003.

GERALD SOBEL, of Tampa, FL, died on Apr. 7. Husband of Lois Sobel. Father of Jeff (Nikki) Sobel and Gail Sobel. Brother of Esther (Marty) Zoblin. Grandfather of two and uncle of three. Contributions can be made to Cong. Beth El, 8000 Main St., Voorhees, NJ 08043. .

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